Columbia University Scholarship for Displaced Persons 2021/22: Displaced persons who are currently living as refugees or asylum-seekers, or have been internally displaced as a result of natural calamities or war are encouraged to apply for the Columbia University Scholarship for Displaced Persons for the 2021/22 academic session.
The scholarship seeks to support displaced students from anywhere in the world who are unable to complete their higher education. These students will receive full tuition, housing, and living assistance while pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees across all 18 Columbia schools and affiliates. The program will commit up to $6 million in support of 30 students each year.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Columbia University
Scholarship to be taken in: USA
Scholarship Worth: See Benefits
Subject Eligibility: Courses tenable at the universities
Country Eligibility: Students anywhere in the world
Columbia University Scholarship for Displaced Persons | ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
To be eligible for the Columbia University Scholarship for Displaced Persons:
- Applicants must be foreign nationals with refugee status living anywhere in the world, who have received US asylum or submitted a US asylum application, are in the US under Temporary Protected Status or are internally displaced persons.
- Applicants must be students who are unable to complete their higher education occasioned by their displacement.
- Applicants must demonstrate strong academic and leadership abilities
- Applicants must be in possession of academic credentials required for admission into Columbia University or its affiliates.
- Full tuition
- Living assistance
How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Columbia University Scholarship for Displaced Persons 2021/22 are to apply to and be accepted by one of the degree programs eligible for the scholarship. Students will only be evaluated for the scholarship if they are admitted to the degree program for which they have applied.
Applicants must apply directly to a Columbia degree program listed on the scholarship information homepage, in addition to completing the scholarship application form. Each school and program maintains their own acceptance requirements and application deadlines.
Application Deadline: Dependent on the course of study